Biographia Literaria, Or, Biographical Sketches of My Literary Life and Opinions, Part 1
Biographia Literaria has emerged over the last century as a supreme work of literary criticism and one of the classics of English literature. Into this volume poured 20 years of speculation about the criticism and uses of poetry and about the psychology of art. Following the text of the 1817 edition, the editors offer the first completely annotated edition of the highly allusive work.
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... John Sinclair, Alderman Lushington, and the whole Troop of Parliamentary
Oscillators in M Post 1798 (2 Jan) First prose that is definitely Cs appears in M
Post (Jan) C's Unitarian sermons at Shrewsbury; Wedgwood annuity £150
W Prose \ 167. Coleridge's Christabel, which was expected to appear in the
second. xIvi. Biographia. Liter. aria.
Coleridge's Christabel, which was expected to appear in the second edition of
the Lyrical Ballads (1800). How could such a poem possibly fit into a ... A
controversy of sorts appears to have risen briefly. It ended with Wordsworth
asking the ...
... more than anything else, the marked virtues, the profundity, and the weak spots
of the book. In contrast to the vague "spiritual Light" that Coleridge felt abiding in
his own "brain marrow as visible Light appears to do in 1 Ch 15, below, n 25-6.
Our intuitions, our philosophic imaginations, meet the divine on a middle ground
where the divine chooses to appear to us. This is the message of the lines from
Synesius that form the third epigraph to Chapter 13. So while the immediate ...